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Science consulting: helping out a scriptwriter

Posted by , on 13 March 2016

During my years in New York, I unexpectedly experienced an interesting form of science outreach. I randomly met a film director at a party, Sasha Collington. This director explained to ...

Frontiers for Young Minds: A New Resource for Budding Scientists

Posted by , on 17 December 2015

Sara M. Szczepanski1,2, Amanda M. Baker3, Robert T. Knight1,2 1Department of Psychology, 2Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720 USA, 3Frontiers, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland   About ...

Talking about Science using Comics: A Stem Cell example

Posted by , on 28 August 2015

  “A Stem Cell Adventure” is a comic book about stem cell research, and resulted from a project on science outreach carried out by several researchers at the Center for ...

Going LIVE with your Science Communication

Posted by , on 19 March 2015

Heather Hendrickson (Senior Lecturer in Molecular Bioscience, Massey University)   I have had my personal ups and downs with live performance. I was 4 years old when, convinced I was ...

Outreach activity: The Disgustovision Show, a most gruesome microscopy circuit

Posted by , on 2 March 2015

How do you build a fruit fly circus? First, you’ll need a glass tank. Its size will obviously depend on how many fruit flies you want to perform – or ...

Reaching out – the many faces of science outreach

Posted by , on 20 January 2015

This Spotlight was first published in Development.   The days of the solitary scientist toiling away within the isolation of the academic ivory tower are something of the past. This is not only true ...

A cuddly science outreach project

Posted by , on 27 November 2014

2010 was declared the International Year of Biodiversity by the UN. At the Science & Culture Department of Montpellier University, which has designed science outreach and public engagement projects since ...

Outreach Program: “Ciencia Al Tiro” (Science Immediately)

Posted by , on 21 August 2014

Ciencia Al Tiro (Science Immediately) is an Outreach program developed to encourage interest in science and technology. Our inspiration was to help the situation of education in Chile where there ...

Microscopes 4 Schools: hands-on microscopy for children

Posted by , on 16 July 2014

The moment I really got fascinated by biology was when, aged 16, I saw a water flea’s heart beating in a school lesson. Up until that point I liked the ...

Outreach Activity - Smartphone to Microscope Conversion

Posted by , on 6 May 2014

Development is a fascinating process that few people have a chance to see, let alone photograph! We recently participated with other scientists from the Crick Institute at a Science Museum ...

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